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For the album by Crooked I, see Hood Star.
Chingy Hoodstar.jpg
Studio album by Chingy
Released September 19, 2006
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Southern hip hop
Length 51:27
Label Slot-A-Lot Records/Capitol Records
Producer Jermaine Dupri
Mr. Collipark
Mannie Fresh
The Trak Starz
DJ Paul & Juicy J
Pauly Paul
Chingy chronology
Hate It or Love It
Singles from Hoodstar
  1. "Pullin' Me Back"
    Released: January 21, 2006
  2. "Dem Jeans"
    Released: March 17, 2006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (41/100) link
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (C−) link
Rolling Stone 1.5/5 stars link
RapReviews.com (7/10) link
Spin 3/5 stars link
XXL (M) link

Hoodstar is the third studio album by the hip hop artist Chingy, following the release of Powerballin'. Released on September 19, 2006, the disc is split into two sides with different musical styles. While the "Hood" segment has the tracks "Hands Up" and "Cadillac Door", "Star" has more uptempo and club-oriented tracks like "Brand New Kicks" and "Dem Jeans". The guest features are by Three 6 Mafia, Chopper and Chingy's cousin Young Spiffy. The album was produced by Jermaine Dupri, Timbaland, the Trak Starz, Mannie Fresh, Mr. Collipark and the dance group Hoodstarz, among others. The album entered the Billboard 200 at #9 with first week sales of 77,000 copies in the US. It was certified Gold by RIAA for shipping over 500,000 copies in the US.[1]


The first official single was "Pullin' Me Back", featuring the R&B singer/actor Tyrese. The second single was "Dem Jeans", featuring Jermaine Dupri.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro (Ridin' Wit Me)"   Vudu 1:46
2. "Hands Up"   Poli Paul 4:38
3. "Club Gettin' Crowded" (feat. Three 6 Mafia) DJ Paul & Juicy J 4:35
4. "Nike Aurr's & Crispy Tee's"   Poli Paul 3:46
5. "Bounce That"   The Trak Starz 3:53
6. "Cadillac Door" (feat. Midwest City) Poli Paul 3:40
7. "Dem Jeans" (feat. Jermaine Dupri) Jermaine Dupri 3:49
8. "Pullin' Me Back" (feat. Tyrese) Jermaine Dupri 3:54
9. "U a Freak (Nasty Girl)" (feat. Kanary Diamonds) Mr. Collipark 4:07
10. "Brand New Kicks" (feat. Mannie Fresh) Mannie Fresh 4:31
11. "Ass N Da Aurr" (feat. Young Spiffy) Sanchez 4:05
12. "Let Me Luv U" (feat. Keri Hilson) Timbaland 4:55
13. "Lets Ride" (feat. Fatman Scoop) Kwame 3:48


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